Here we are at two weeks into the mysterious attack upon Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. In the two weeks, CNN has settled on a number of unsubstantiated theories on why the Senator was blindly attacked. The Senator is suffering from serious injuries, by the way. Up until now, all theories seem to reflect upon the Senator as a possibly bad neighbor. Now they concede that it is a mystery. Why did it take so long?
As Written By John Sexton for Hot Air:
Wednesday, Rand Paul’s wife, Kelley Paul, wrote a piece for CNN in which she denies her husband and the man who attacked him two weeks ago have any ongoing disputes. In response, CNN’s Chris Cillizza wrote a piece calling the attack on Paul a “mystery.”
What the heck actually happened — and more importantly why? Why would someone who had been a longtime neighbor of Paul’s suddenly snap and inflict serious damage on him? Why is there so much effort to push totally contradictory explanations of the incident and what motivated it? We are dealing with a US Senator who was viciously attacked at his home.
Boucher pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault earlier this month, making it more likely there will be a trial at which we may finally get this mystery solved.
But, even in Boucher’s not guilty plea, there were differing accounts of the motive.
“It was absolutely and unequivocally not about politics, not about right versus left and not about Democrat versus Republican,” said Boucher’s lawyer.
“As to reports of a longstanding dispute with the attacker, the Pauls have had no conversations with him in many years,” replied Doug Stafford, a senior adviser to Paul.
Here’s another mystery: Why has it taken two weeks for CNN to notice that this story doesn’t add up? I wrote basically the same piece Cillizza did two weeks ago when it became evident that Rand Paul was denying ……
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